- For the historical scroll, see The Deserters.
Deserters are soldiers who abandoned their duty or post without permission and are done with the intention of not returning. Some of them even defected to another faction.
- Main article: Theramore deserters
A number of Theramore Guard soldiers deserted their duty. Some of them even stayed behind in town to agitate the local population with propaganda denouncing Lady Jaina Proudmoore and encouraging more Theramore guards to join them. The SI:7 agent Calia Hastings fought against them.
- Kegan Darkmar - Alterac Mountains
- Alina - Alterac Mountains
- Ricter - Alterac Mountains
- Dermot - Alterac Mountains
- Hermit Ortell - Silithus
- Magister Theledorn - Netherstorm
- Parshah - Shadowmoon Valley
- Scarlet Deserter - Plaguelands: The Scarlet Enclave
- Private Brau - Borean Tundra
- Alliance Deserter - Borean Tundra
- Aaron "Sandy Toes" Williamson - Uldum
- Morketh Bladehowl - Talador
- Defector Dazgo - Gorgrond
- Felsworn Deserter - Tanaan Jungle
- Victoire - Suramar